Errol Heights Bird Walk with Jeff Marks

Join us at the newly renovated Errol Heights Park for a bird walk with ornithologist Jeff Marks. Explore new features throughout the park and habitats designed for a variety of terrestrial and aquatic birds. Jeff has graduate degrees in Wildlife Biology (breeding ecology of Long-eared Owls) and Zoology (nonbreeding ecology of Bristle-thighed Curlews). He has […]

Powell Butte Bird Surveys Pub Talk with Tom Virzi, PhD.

Grab a pint and explore the wonderful world of Powell Butte's bird population with us! Tom Virzi, PhD, Executive Director of Conservation InSight, will discuss the ongoing grassland bird surveys taking place on Powell Butte, how the surveys have informed management of the park, and the future of the program! This event is free to […]

Lichen Walk at Foster Floodplain with Ruth Williams

Join us at Foster Floodplain Natural Area on as we identify common lichen found around the Johnson Creek Watershed. There will be an initial presentation on featured lichens that we’ll likely find on the subsequent walk around the natural area. Ruth Williams is a consulting arborist and plant enthusiast with degrees in Horticulture and Landscape […]

Powell Butte Prairie Nesting Bird Surveys – Online Orientation

Calling all birders! Join our 2024 Prairie-Nesting Birds survey team! The Prairie-Nesting Bird surveys are a community science project started in 2019 to monitor grassland birds breeding in Powell Butte Nature Park. It’s a joint project between the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Portland Parks and Recreation, Conservation InSight, and amazing community scientists like you! CLICK […]

Powell Butte Prairie Nesting Bird Surveys – Field Training

Calling all birders! Join our 2024 Prairie-Nesting Birds survey team! The Prairie-Nesting Bird surveys are a community science project started in 2019 to monitor grassland birds breeding in Powell Butte Nature Park. It’s a joint project between the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Portland Parks and Recreation, Conservation InSight, and amazing community scientists like you! CLICK […]

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